Motherhood · Musings

One Of Those Got-It-All-Together Mums

That’s what I feel like this morning. One of those got-it-all-together mums that so many of us strive to be, and yet so few of us ever really achieve. I am bad with mornings. I am not a morning person whatsoever. It takes me at least an hour to wake up enough to function properly,… Continue reading One Of Those Got-It-All-Together Mums

100 Days of Gratitude

100 Days of Gratitude: Day 25

​Some days it’s hard to focus on the things you are grateful for. Some days hurt and disappointment seem to take over…but those are also the days when the positives become really important. Today is one of those days. It’s my birthday tomorrow, a day I share with my Nanny. We always do something for… Continue reading 100 Days of Gratitude: Day 25


I Let My Child Cry, and other confessions

I let my child cry I let him eat chocolate …and fast food Sometimes, crisps make an easy snack He’s particularly partial to a Jaffa Cake too He still has twice daily milk from a baby bottle, at 17 months old …he also still has a dummy I don’t bathe him every day Sometimes I… Continue reading I Let My Child Cry, and other confessions


Nellie The Bastard Elephant

Meet Nellie. This sodden heap of ‘Toots the Blue Nosed Friend’ is my son’s favourite thing in the whole world apart from his dad. Nellie is the only thing that calms him down when he is worked up; the only thing that makes him feel better when he’s poorly; the only reason he goes down… Continue reading Nellie The Bastard Elephant